Shiv Kumar Patel, the “Green Robin Hood” of Indian Banditry, has been killed

Published on July 23rd, 2007 | by

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I love the headline… “Green” bandit killed after 32 years on the run LUCKNOW (Reuters) – A notorious bandit known by many Indians as a local Robin Hood who defended forests against illegal loggers and poachers was shot dead Sunday in northern India after 32 years on the run, police said. Shiv Kumar Patel, 56, […] read more

Poverty + (Lack of Birth Control * Religion) + Obsession with Growth = Environmental Clusterf*#&

Published on July 23rd, 2007 | by

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Check out this strong, thoughtful post ‘The Elephant in the Room‘ on the connection between a lack of birth control for the world’s poorest people and the bursting-at-the-seams count of 6.6 Billion humans we’re sharing this world with. There are 6.6 billion people on the planet. We all know it’s too many. If there were […] read more

Monday Green Link Dump: Green Beer, Bulldozed Blackbears, and Boston. Oh my.

Published on July 23rd, 2007 | by

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Here’s a bunch of links to help you avoid doing work this fine Monday morning. • Solar Powered Refrigerator (in 1935!) • Study: Organic is more productive • Despite Nickname, Florida’s A Laggard In Harnessing Sun • Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems • Black Bears Bulldozed in West Virginia […] read more

Made in China: A Killer River of Toxic Air raining down on us like in those Skittles commercials

Published on July 23rd, 2007 | by

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There is a massive river of air flowing over California and the western states- a massive river of pollution that pulls all sorts of nasty chemicals and whatnot from the booming eco-mess that is China- a massive river of lung disease and endocrine disruption and hot summer days- a massive river WIDER THAN THE AMAZON […] read more

Silicon Valley loves the Prius- jumps to #1 best selling car in 2007

Published on July 20th, 2007 | by

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Smart people drive green cars. I love the smell of Smug in the morning. Toyota’s Prius hybrid has become the bestselling car in Silicon Valley. Through May, 1,627 Prius registrations have been recorded in Santa Clara County, according to R.L. Polk. That puts the Prius ahead of Toyota’s Camry and Corolla and Honda’s Accord and […] read more